hyped-up

[ hahypt-uhp ]
/ ˈhaɪptˈʌp /

adjective Informal.

intensively or excessively stimulated or exaggerated: an economy hyped-up by arms spending.

Nearby words

  1. hypanthium,
  2. hypaspist,
  3. hypatia,
  4. hype,
  5. hyped up,
  6. hyper,
  7. hyper-,
  8. hyperaccumulator,
  9. hyperacidity,
  10. hyperaction

Origin of hyped-up

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for hyped up

hyped up

adjective

slang stimulated or excited by or as if by the effect of a stimulating drug
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